Virat Kohli is one of the renowned Indian international cricketers who has had much popularity making him one of the best sportsmen in India. He is the current captain of the Indian national cricket team through which he has been considered as one of the best batsmen globally. In the cricketing channels as well, he is also one of the most declared in their several pools.
In the previous times, he has been the captain of the Under-19 Indian National Cricket Team through which he has enabled them to win the Cricket World Cup. He is a winner of many awards following his unmatched success in his career. Today, let’s have a close look at the net worth of Virat Kohli in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Virat Kohli was born on 5th November in the year 1988 in Delhi, India in which he was born to his parents by the name Saroj Kohli as well as Prem Kohli. His parent’s careers include; mother being a housewife while his father was a criminal lawyer. Virat has two siblings by the names Bhavna who is his sister and his brother by the name Vikash.
Virat had much interest on cricket since his early childhood from which at an early age of 3 years he would use to pick up a cricket bat and thereafter asking his father to bowl to him. His passion for cricket continued growing day by day. He then went to study at Vishal Bharti Public School. On the increase in his passion, he was taken to the West Delhi Cricket Academy by his father while at the age of 9 years from which he was trained to play cricket by Rajkumar Sharma.
Virat Kohli is known to be in a long relationship with Anushka Sharma who is a Bollywood actress though they separated in the year 2016 though got back together and then got married on 11th December 2017. Their marriage was done in Italy at a location known as Borgo Finocchieto in Tuscany which was very private until the days before the marriage.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Virat Kohli commenced his professional career by playing for the Delhi Under-15 team in the year 2002 from which he became the captain of this team in the year 2003. In 2004, Virat moved to Delhi Under-17 team from which he became the highest scorer in the whole series. He had wonderful performance and he then later joined India Under-19 cricket team in the year 2006 during its tour to England through which he made one of his best featuring while at the age of 18 years with the Delhi. He was committed to this team which saw him play for the team even on the funeral day of his father.
He was the captain for the Indian Under-19 team in 2008 when they won the ICC World Cup Victory from Malaysia. On his wonderful performance, he then joined the Royal Challengers Bangalore and then got selected in the Indian ODI Squad in 2008 after an injury of Sehwag and Sachin. He had a wonderful performance on his opening match with the ODI Squad though he had not fully joined the team but was then later selected to join it in Gambhir replacement.
He had much of his breakthrough in 2010 when he was made the vice-captain from which the followed World Cup matches featured his good performance in which he maintained making the Indian team have extreme performance on cricket. He has maintained the performance and is currently the national team captain. In addition to this, he has also won several awards in different tournaments following his wonderful performances.
Net Worth & Earnings
As of 2019, Virat Kohli has an estimated net worth of $100 Million. This comes from the fortunate earnings he has made from the successful career line which have been well rewarding to him. He is one of the highest paid cricket players globally through which most of his income comes from the sporting activities together with some commercial investments he has had.
Through his leadership, he has been able to spearhead the success of most Indian crickets since his young age. He is one of the charitable persons and has been seen to carry out charity works frequently to offer assistance.
Real Name: Virat Kohli
Age: 29 years (2018)
Height: 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight: 69 kg
Wife: Anushka Sharma
Net Worth: $100 Million (720 Crore Rupees)
Source of Wealth: Cricket Player